Editorial & Opinion

Editorial & Opinion

Editorials, columns and letters to the editor from our readers.

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by Thomas Walkom In practical terms, U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to formally withdraw from the Paris climate accord doesn't much matter. Rather, it is...

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Titled "Being Quebecois: It's our way of being Canadians," Quebec's most comprehensive paper on its place in the federation in more than 20 years is little more than a bottle thrown in the ocean.

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This Sunday marks the end of our seventh year of providing community news. I started The Morinville News on June 11, 2010, when a local newspaper I was then freelancing for decided to suspend publication.

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With the owner of this rag off galavanting in Ontario for a week, he practically begged me to turn in a column of my wisdom and assorted other thoughts to fill some space. So here’s what I’ve been pondering these days that I figure youse should know about.

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One of Andrew Scheer's first and most delicate assignments as Conservative leader will be to find a proper place in his team for runner-up Maxime Bernier. That may be easier said than done.

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Connect the dots that lead to Andrew Scheer's narrow Conservative leadership victory and what you have is a triumph of retail politics over big ideas.

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by Thomas Walkom Precarious work is the scourge of our time. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne promises to do something about it. We shall see what....

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Sirens screamed through the streets behind Morinville Community High School (MCHS) Wednesday morning. Police, paramedics, and firefighters arrived at the scene of a two-vehicle collision that claimed the life of one teenager, sent another to the hospital, and saw a third charged with impaired driving. Then everyone took off the theatrical makeup and went back to class.

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At this time last year, Madeleine Meilleur was a long-serving cabinet minister in the Liberal government of Kathleen Wynne. Over her 13 years at Queen's Park she held a number of portfolios under two premiers. Her initial time in the legislature coincided with the Ontario tenure of both of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's top aides Katie Telford and Gerald Butts.

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by Chantal Hebert With sovereignty on the back burner in Quebec for the foreseeable future, is there life for the Parti Quebecois as a defining...